Mahara Prison Riot Interim Report tabled in Parliament

Mahara Prison Riot Interim Report tabled in Parliament

Mahara Prison Riot Interim Report tabled in Parliament

Written by Zulfick Farzan

09 Dec, 2020 | 3:56 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The interim report of the committee appointed to investigate and report on the Mahara Prison Riot was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (08) by the Minister of Justice.

As a responsible government, we appointed a five-member committee to probe the incident, said Justice Minister Ali Sabry when tabling the report.

The report was handed over to Minister of Justice (President’s Counsel) Ali Sabry on Monday (Dec. 07th) by Chairperson of the Committee – Former High Court Judge Kusala Sarojini Weerawardena.

The Justice Minister told the Parliament the full report will be available within a month.

He said the recommendations made by the committee will be taken into consideration for implementation.

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